St. Elizabeth’s offers in-person worship at our 8 am and 1030 am services. Our policy regarding masks follows CDC guidance from July 27, 2021. Please read the guidelines carefully. We request that all persons attending in-person worship wear a mask.
St. Elizabeth’s clergy, staff, and vestry are committed to ensuring the health and safety of our community and will continuing monitoring the latest CDC guidance on COVID-19.
CDC Guidelines update as of July 27, 2021 – from the CDC website:
- If you are not fully vaccinated and aged 2 or older, you should wear a mask in indoor public places.
- In general, you do not need to wear a mask in outdoor settings.
- People who have a condition or are taking medications that weaken their immune system may not be fully protected even if they are fully vaccinated. They should continue to take all precautions recommended for unvaccinated people, including wearing a well-fitted mask, until advised otherwise by their healthcare provider.
- If you are fully vaccinated, to maximize protection from the Delta variant and prevent possibly spreading it to others, wear a mask indoors in public if you are in an area of substantial or high transmission.
In the spring of 2020, a COVID-19 task force was formed at St. Elizabeth’s. This group meets regularly to review and implement policies regarding COVID-19 and St. Elizabeth’s.
The task force has implemented the following procedures to prevent the spread of COVID-19 at St. Elizabeth’s:
- We will continue to live stream our Sunday Services to ensure we offer spiritual guidance to all.
- The Covid-19 task force regularly reviews information from the CDC and the Knox County Health Department to update our plans and modify disinfecting procedures as necessary.
- High touch surfaces are cleaned frequently, and regular cleaning is performed weekly.
- Hand sanitizer and mask are available throughout the building.